CPNE announces code of ethics for journalist

KARACHI: Secretary General, Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors CPNE Aamer Mahmood has announced CPNE Subcommittee for Journalist’s code of ethics, Press Laws and Constitution here on Monday.

According to announcement M/S Imtiaz Alam South Asian Journal and Shaheen Qureshi Jang Group have been appointed Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the committee respectively.

The other members of the committee are Jamil Athar Qazi, Daily Jurrat, Lahore, Khushnood Ali Khan Daily Sahafat, Arif Nizami Pakistan Today M Ziauddin Daily Express Tribune, Mujeebur Rehman Shami Daily Pakistan, Lahore, Rameeza Majeed Nizami Daily Nawa-e-Waqt, Dr Jabbar Khattak Daily Awami Awaz, Imtinan Shahid Daily Khabrain, Naseer Hashmi Weekly Takbeer, Mumtaz Tahir Daily Aftab, Mahmoodul Aziz Monthly Pictorial News Review and Aamer Mahmood Monthly Kiran Digest

The committee shall review code of ethics for journalist to put up its recommendations to Pakistan Election Commission, particularly to provide guidelines in respect of code of ethics during general election and to suggest ways and means for the assistance of member editors for its implementation. It shall also put up its recommendations in respect of CPNE Constitution and Press Laws.